- Current students
Develop your English language skills to succeed in further study and in your career. This programme will prepare you for a career in many industries, from Architecture, Computing and Business to Health Science and Educational Leadership and Management.
- Learn how to listen, read, write and speak in English in higher-level and postgraduate academic contexts
- Get the language and study skills to succeed in higher education
- Use the latest technology and apps to help you learn
- Get access to great teachers and equipment (including a well-equipped Library, English Language Centre and computer labs)
- Learn perspectives from diverse cultures and understand ethical, bicultural and social issues in New Zealand
- Learn in a fast and flexible 16 week programme
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Understand and produce extended, complex academic texts on a wide range of topics
- Continue your education with a Bachelors or Postgraduate programme or advance your current career
Please note: International students who graduate will NOT be eligible for a post study work visa upon completion of this programme.
For this programme, you will need the following:
- Be 16 years old by the time the programme starts
- A New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 4) or equivalent, or achieve an appropriate score on Unitec's Language Studies English Language Placement Test.
Don’t meet these requirements? We also accept:
- Sufficient evidence to be eligible for special or discretionary admission
For more information download the programme regulations:
Courses and timetables
For more details on the courses including timetables, please click on the course names below.
|Listening in Academic Contexts (EAPL5151)||15 credits (0.125 EFTS)||This course develops students’ understanding of complex, oral academic texts on a wide range of topics at CEFR high B2 level.|
|Speaking in Academic Contexts (EAPL5152)||15 credits (0.125 EFTS)||This course develops students’ ability to participate flexibly and effectively in extended spoken academic discourse on a wide range of topics at CEFR high B2 level|
|Reading in Academic Contexts (EAPL5153)||15 credits (0.125 EFTS)||This course develops students’ understanding extended, complex written academic texts on a wide range of topics of at CEFR high B2 level.|
|Writing in Academic Contexts (EAPL5154)||15 credits (0.125 EFTS)||This course develops students’ ability to write well-structured, sophisticated, extended academic texts on a wide range of topics.|
The 'Key Information for Students' below does not reflect any international student information.
Please take this information as a guideline only. For example, you will often see a difference between these tuition fees and our estimate above. This is because there are a number of variables, such as the specific courses chosen within a programme.
The national graduate outcomes information is for all tertiary New Zealand providers including Unitec. This information is provided by the New Zealand Government and is derived from a national database that links educational and income information.
Key Information for Students
Entry requirementsMinimum requirements: For this programme, you will need the following: 1. Be at least 16 years old by the time the programme begins 2. Hold a New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 4); or 3. Achieve an appropriate score on our English Language Placement Test; or Sufficient evidence to be eligible for special or discretionary admission.
Detailed requirements: See the above "Admission requirements" section for more information about entry to this progrogramme.
|Government tuition subsidy:||$3,010||$3,010|
National graduate outcomes
|(3 years after completion)|
|Earnings range||$16,941 - $43,897|
|In further study||53%|
|On a benefit||11%|
Note:All KIS information is the most recent available relating to domestic students only. Click here for more information about the Key Information for Students.